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Jan 2, 2010 6:00pm EST
kidnapping. the coroner has not said how she died. >>> the washington wizards are playing at home forthe first time since two of its stars were accused of pulling guns on each other. gilbert arenas and tarvaris crittenton pulled guns on each other. >> reporter: the washington wizards are hosting the at the verizon center. the talk of the down is this gun violation charge involving two washington wizards. froifz player gilbert arenas and javaris crittenton. the associated press is quoting and unnamed nba official that said the league was already investigating an incident between arenas and an unnamed other player. that incident involved carped playing and gambling debts and a heated discussion between the players. no guns were mentioned. the league had begun its investigation into whatever the incident was. then the new york post broke the story on friday that the two men apparently drew guns on each other here in the ocker room at the verizon center. now, neither man has forthrightly answered press inquiries as to what exactly went on. they're sort of clamming up. arenas has twitt
FOX
Jan 8, 2010 11:00pm EST
everywhere. >> reporter: and probably always will be. in washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps on coming tonight. coming up in just a few minutes, brian bolter will kick off the news edge at 11:00. >>> hats, scarves and winter coats. that's the only way to stay warm in the frigid cold. if you don't have to go outside tonight, consider yourself lucky. we're getting rocked by another round of bitter cold temperatures. tonight it's getting down into the teens. won't get much warmer all weekend long. gary mcgrady in the weather center to start us off tonight. >> reporter: thanks, brian. turn the cold stuff off. unfortunately it's going to take several days before we can do that. yesterday morning just to give you an idea what kind of cold snap this is, it's a record setting cold snap. it was over 70 record setting temperatures out there. this morning we had snow flying as far south as florida. so this cold air going all the way down into the deep south. let me show you our windchill values. this is what it feels like when you get out there. 12 degrees here in th
FOX
Jan 21, 2010 6:00am EST
morning. 6:00 on this thursday morning. it is january # 1st. off in the distance, the washington monument. things looking pretty good right now. we've got some changes headed our way. more on that in just a second. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this thursday morning. tucker barnes is with us all morning as wells with as we get set for changes. nothing going to affect us during the day. >> no proems today. evening commute should be just fine. it is the nighttime hours tonight, particularly overnight into the morning commute tomorrow morning that we have the potential for some problems here in washington. worst of it will be north and west steeft where we'll have the icy snow, sleet, freezing rain mixture. three there could be some accumulations particularly north and west of the city. we could have our share of problems too here in washington. this won't be a major, major storm for washington, d.c. itself. here is your hd radar. this is your storminess off to the south and west. you can see the flashing so plenty of energy with this system.
FOX
Jan 2, 2010 11:00pm EST
points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline said it's cooperating with the investigation. >>> and an assisted living center shutting the doors due to a strange illness. some in woodbridge have come down with flu-likeitism soms. no visitors are allowed for the time being. the health department said that one, once residents start to feel better, they will lift the quarantine. > the search is on for survivors after massiv
FOX
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
washington redskins, going 1-20 during those two years. he has tied with steve spurrier for thworst redskin coaching record. that was a minimum of two years. one other thing we want you guys to see, worst pots per game by a redskin coach, that also belongs to jim zorn. the next head coach to come in here with the redskins will be the seventh since dan snyder bought the team in 1999 so consistency has been a big issue here at redskins park. players are expected to be here around 11:00 a.m. hopefully, we'll get reaction from them and a press conference scheduled at 12:30. >> the only thing consistent is the inconsistency. >> that is pretty much it. >>> much more ahead on that big stopper toy. dave ross joins us live in about a half hour. >>> gilbert arenas set to meet with law enforcement officials today about allegedly bring a gun to verizon center. he asked in, quote, batted judgment for bringing guns to the locker room. he and a teammate reportedly drew the guns on each other in a argument over gambling. federal and d.c. authorities continue to investigate. >>> another big storthis
FOX
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
good morning, everybody. and temperatures are in the 30s across most of the region. here in washington it is indeed 39 at this hour. relative humidity at 46%. winds out of the southwest at 6 miles per hour. that's the big difference on temperature and winds. winds greatly diminished from yesterday morning and yesterday during the day. here is a look at the satellite radar. there are clouds mixed with the sun coming up in just a little while. so we'll see a paly sunny sky for the morning and in deed for the day as well. precipitation remains out to the west in the form of snow. the rain that we saw has pushed well off to the east, although there is lingering precipitation in the northeast. your forecast for washington for today looks like this -- partly sunny, much cooler than yesterday's high in the 60s. today we're looking for a high of about 45 degrees. i'll have more details on all of that coming up in just a little bit. steve and allison back to you. >>> before we get to julie wright we want to talk about the breaking news having a huge impact on the commute. another tragic act on
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
. >> i'm tony perkins in for steve chenevey this hour. live shot of downtown washington. happy new year to you. happy new year to you as well. >> you too. >> and to tucker barnes. >> tucker celebrated for the both of us last night. >> which i can't believe. >> i was up late. >> he thinks' still 30. >> i am still 30. >> i know we all kind of je about making new year's resolutions but it is, whether it is literally or figuratively, sort of a way to put the past behind you and move on. >> it is. move on and hope for better things. >> so we'll move on from that recent weather we had around here yesterday and we're featuring a little sunshine today. >> that will be great. >>then after thatwe won't want to talk about the weekend. but for today, thins look great. well,hings look better. 34t reagan national. some fog to the west and south of washington. we have a dense fog advisory for much of central and southern virginia just to let you know that. out to the west, gurvir reported a little fog on her ride in. >> a lot. >> and there is the possibility of refreezing on some of those surfaces. we ha
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
washington, we are 35, 36 so we'll be just fine. off to the west and northwest, there will be some slick spots. there are some spots where we have dense fog forming. it should be an okay day. i think there will be at least a little sunshine in your forecast. you can see the rain showers an even a little bit of winter weather activity. you can see that things have really quieted down here. it is actually going to be a little milder than it's been. 35 at reagan national. we are fine here. there are your winds out of the north. the wds will start to fire up and they are going to get breezy, if not gusty at times late this afternoon as we have one in a series of arctic storms start to move through. the cold air will arrive tonight. if you like cold temperatures, you will love this five-day forecast. >> i like the cold. i just don't like the wind with it. if we could get the wind out of here. >> they go together, don't they? >> sometimes. >> if you live in wyoming, i know they do. >> not a lot of traffic to talk about today so just be aware we won't ve traffic. >> 20 10s here. millions rang i
FOX
Jan 12, 2010 5:00am EST
, everybody. it is january 1th. there is a live look at the washington monument and the temperature just above 0 degrees which is pretty nice. haven't seen that in a while. thank you for being here. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tony perkins as we look towards hopefully better things out there today. we'll see temperatures i think similar to what we had yesterday. we will have gradually ng condi course of this week. as we mentioned yesterday and by the end of the week, upper 40s. let's take a look at what is happening right now. it is not as cold as it was yesterday. current temperature, 31 degrees at reagan national airport. relative humidity, 42%. your winds out of the northwest at 15 miles per hour. here is a look at the satellite- radar. we do have clouds in over us as opposed to yesterday morning when we had fairly clear skies. some clouds down to the south and those clouds are going to be continuing to clear out as the morning and the day progress. we'll have a good amount of sunshine for the day today. here is a
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
temperatures. we've dropped off now to 37 degrees in washington. # 2 in gaithersburg. quantico, 38. annapolis, 37. dulles is 36. winchester, coming in at 4 degrees at this hour. satellite-radar, big picture for the mid-atlantic. you've got a lot of clouds this morning. we'll have more clouds working their way in here later on today. i think we'll have a mostly cloudy day. a little bit of sun here and there but that will about do it for us. some snow falling across portions of new england. forecast for washington for today looks like this. early showers, not just possible but likely. we are seeing them now. mix of sun and clouds later on today and a cooler day. high only about 46 degrees. that is still above normal. then for your five-day forecast, problems begin tomorrow. let me just say this. late tonight into early tomorrow morning, some of our viewers to the south and west, you could see some freezing rain and some sleet. tomorrow, the clouds build in late in the day. precipitation begins as a cold rain in the district. but again, some areas north and west this time could see freezing rain
FOX
Jan 6, 2010 5:00am EST
into the washington area. a chance for some snow showers, a few snow flurries in today's forecast. we are not expecting any widespread accumulation. temperatures are cool. 29 at reagan national. 28 in baltimore. our high temperatures today will be in the upper 30s in a couple of spots. maybe i daresay 40 in places liked from rickburg. ments a possibility we could see 40. don't get used to it. we have colder weather on the way. it will be breezy as well. mid-30s by noon. >> event upper 30s sound pretty good. >> and tony will be right in. he is putting the final touches on the forecast. >> let's check in with julie wright and say good morning to her. >> i did see a few snow flurries out in gaithersburg when i hit the roads this morning. lanes are open along 270. overnight construction we were dealing with near 118 in germantown has cleared. no incidents to report if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway leaving college park through silver spring. lanes are open coming across the american legion bridge both on the utter and inner loop. 66 traffic behaving nicely east of manass
FOX
Jan 2, 2010 12:30am EST
washington, d.c., a showdown at gunpoint inside the verizon center. published reports indicate gilbert arenas faced off with another player. >> reporter: gilbert arenas left practice today without commenting leaving just seconds after reports were allowed inside. as players left the court for the showers, some of them stopped to talk but claim they knew something of the alleged gun play between teammates. [ indiscernible ] >> i don't know nothing about that. >> you ever seen any guns in the locker room? >> no. >> people are going to investigate, look into it and do their job. we'll do ours. >> basically the teams released a statement. >> reporter: the statement in whole read, the washington wizards take the situation and the ongoing investigation very seriously. we are continuing to cooperate fully with the proper authorities and the nba and we'll have no further comment at this time. on christmas eve the team released a statement which reads in part: the washington wizards have learned that gilbert arenas stored firearms in a locked container his locker unloaded and without ammunition
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
, in the afternoon through friday afternoon. it's mostly west of town including washington county, the panhandle of west virginia for freezing rain which may accumulate a quarter inch of ice then a mix of sleet to snow friday before ending. problem areas out there. all of us after midnight may see a mix. let's talk about that. any light mix of rain should stay south of d.c. tonight. the main event is thursday afternoon into friday. i don't think we will see anything until after 8:00. it will start as rain, change to sleet then freezing rain for the whole metro area then end as snow friday with small accumulation and probably delays friday morning, especially as we look west of town. tomorrow night is when the action gets going. max hd shows i the precipitation -- shows you the precipitation. as we head into tomorrow, 9:00, 10:00 before we see the rain and after midnight when we see the mix. sometime friday when we see snow. here is the five-day forecast. we get it out of here. friday 38. it will end midday. heading to 28. we have to watch the wet spots friday night. no problem sat
FOX
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
news. take a look at temperatures popping up around the area. washington at 36 degrees. down in richmond, 38, pittsburgh, 33. raleigh, north carolina, 39. and in boston it's 32. now let's go to hd radar. we want to show this to you to show you there is nothing going on t there. we do have clouds. we've been seeing that in satellite. but the satellite radar composites have been showing precipitation. it's not showing up on hd radar so we don't have anything hitting the ground. forecast for washington for today looks like this: partly sunny skies, another mild afternoon, we're going to see our highs into the low 50s. about 52 degrees and that's about 10 degrees above normal so we'll take that. it will be a good one. that's a look at the weather. more coming up in a little bit. back to you. >>> we want to remind you that metro's grosvenor station is open again this morning. the station has closed for extended track work but it opened up this morning at the regularly scheduled time. >>> let's get the latest on the commute from julie wright. good morning. >> and that redline may be y
FOX
Jan 26, 2010 9:00am EST
. >>> and if you're looking for a job, we have just the event for you. details behind today's washington post megacareer expo. that's next. much more ahead this morning. don't go anywhere.  >>> we're back with a fox 5 follow-up. we're waiting for word from d.c. school chancellor michelle rhee. some members of the city council and the washington teachers union are demanding answers after some aalmosting allegations -- alarming allegations were made to a national magazine. she was discussing the 266 teachers laid off last year reportedly because of budget concernsch she told fast company magazine, i got rid of teachers who had hit children, who had sex with children, who had missed 78 days of school. earlier on fox 5 morning news, city leaders reacted. >> did you ever get any paperwork on any of these charges, the charging themselves, quite serious, including the sexual misconduct charge? >> no. >> so you did not? >> did not. >> so where does that leave the council? >> we'll certainly, and i know the wtu will do what they need to do and so will we, which is try to some answers
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
his case for turning things around. >>> we are taking a look at the washington monument this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> that was a beautiful shot this morning. a little chilly outside today. >> we'll see if temperatures kind of hold steady for this tme of year. >> you know, i think that the best way to characterize yesterday and today, a very typical day for washington, d.c. in the month f january p we'll see seasonal temperatures. we're seeing them right now. we'll see them later today too. take a look at the regionals out there. currently in washington, it is 32 degrees. so yep, cold start to the day. elsewhere in our community, temperatus are in the 20s. so generally speaking, temperatures range from 25 to 32 degrees this morning. # up in pittsburgh. 31 in new york city. richmond, virginia is at 32 degrees. all right. here also look at the satellite- radar composite. skies are relatively clear right now as you look out towards the west. towards the north, you will see some more cloud cover. some of those clouds will work their way in here during the cou
FOX
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
tells washington's top reporters when they're wrong. all right now. on "fox news sunday." and hello, again, from fox news in washington. the new focus here in the capital is on job creation. there was some good news friday about strong fourth quarter growth. joining us to talk about the economy, the president's revised agenda and more are four key congressional players. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> good to be here. >> chris: start with the big picture. congressman ryan, top republican on the house budget committee, you called the president's "state of the union" speech "insincere" and then you added this -- "instead of changing course, he inched his rhetoric a bit to the middle while doubling down on the substance of policies he's been pushing all along." now the president proposed a spending freeze. he proposed tax credits. he proposed eliminating the capital gains tax for all investment and small business, to paraphrase him in the "state of the union," why aren't you guys applauding? >> the spending freeze is on top of 84% increase of domestic discretionary spe
FOX
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
problem. you can see it coating the power lines in the city of washington and at one point 125,000 people were out of power. there is no heat, no way to cook and it could be a week before the electricity comes back on for everyone. some people are heading to shelters to make it through a night of temperatures in the teens. >>> and a whole lot of slipping and sliding. ice on top of snow made for nothing short of nightmare in rocky mountain, north carolina. --nott as bad as officials thought it would be. >>> we're also getting pictures up loaded to our website as well. this one is from mechanicsville. not something you want to see with snow out there on the roadways. a snowplow got stuck there. so it gives you just an idea of how bad it is out there on the roadways. you still have your time, go to send your pictures into myfoxdc.com. you can find the link on the home page. that's also your source for latest weather information 24/7, from the forecast to closings and delays, we are updating it around the clock for you with everything you need to know. >>> the snow slowed down fire cre
FOX
Jan 4, 2010 5:00pm EST
shanahan. we presume, who will be the head coach of the washington redins and we'll take a look at jim zorn's record, how he stacks up with the other coaches under the dan snyder regime. let's go back you. >>> what a drama. we know you are on top of it. we have loaded up myfoxdc.com with more information on mike shanahan. look under hot topic. >>> tonight, we are following breaking news on the weapons investigation on the washington wizards. the guard released a statement apologizing for his lack of judgment. allegations he had handguns in the team's locker room. fox5 is here with the details. paul. > gilbert arenas met with prosecutors at the u.s. attorney's office, where he not only admitted having four guns, but admitted using them in a prank as well. in his statement, arenas says in part, i kept the four unloaded handguns in my house in virginia, but then moved them over to the locker to keep them away from my young kids. i brought them without any ammunition. mistakenly believing the recent change in the dc gun laws allowed a person to store unloaded guns in the district. on monda
FOX
Jan 26, 2010 5:00pm EST
implement a new safety program in the washington, d.c., metropolitan area and with kato on the way out the next few weeks, it's now the metro chairman, d.c. councilman jim graham, the lead spokesperson here today and graham was inside -- excited about one point moments ago and said rather than this being a system failure or a break down in policies, he said at this point early on in this investigation, metro officials believe that this was the fault of error and not some widespread system failure. from everything we know at this point, this great tragedy was a direct result of human error and i am not prepared to go into details but i wanted to say that much to you today. >> reporter: of course, the lead agency is going o be the ntsb and graham let us know by next thursday and they expect officials will have an announcement as far as interim leadership of this transit agency, an agency that, once again, finds itself embroiled in a fatality investigation. we're live at metro headquarters in northwest, back to you. >> this rning's accident will forever change the lives of the familie
FOX
Jan 29, 2010 9:00am EST
. if the president does not move this trial, congress may just refuse to pay for it. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> and now to the latest coming out of haiti. darlene etienne who was found in a mountain of rubble is amazing her doctors. she's eating and regaining her strength. for other survivors life is very much day by day. there are not enough doctors to take care of everybody who needs help and officials project more than 2 million haitians will need food and aid through the end of the year. >>> and they spent two weeks searching for survivors and returned home with a heroes welcome at dulles international airport. [ applause ] >> they saved 16 lives, pulling people from the ruins in haiti. >> the feelings from one extreme to the other, from the horrific and very sad to the miracle stage. there were some of them a week later. >> clearly the haitian people are very resilient. they are able to deal with the dire ciumstances and the fact that they were really hanging on, i have tremendous will to live combined with the efforts that we had in terms of trying to get them
FOX
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
. in fact, even in northwest washington, it looks like we are not seeing snow but we continue to see snow in prince george's county, fairfax county, waldorf, out in that region. off across the chesapeake bay as well. let's get to view. we'll show you the big picture. here is your storm system. you can see the back edge of that system will be coming through here shortly. however, i do think we have the chance of getting a little more snow filling in. not a lot but a little more. and than it moves out of here. you will see the snow cease to the west first and the eastern portions of the area will be the last to get the snow out of here as it is moving west to east. current tperatures around the region, these are key. 32degrees in d.c. 30 in annapolis. 32 in stevens vipdville and in leonardtown. out to the west, our temperatures are in the 20s. far ut to the west, check it out, beckly, west virginia, eight degrees. those are the areas where they will get more snowfall. some of those regions under a winter storm warning. for us, count usc in blue under a winter weather advisory until 8:0
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Jan 5, 2010 5:00am EST
tuesday. a live look at the washington monument. i always love that shot. you can always tell how windy it is by how much the cameras shaking there. it is shaking a little bit today but not as much as yesterday. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. if only you could see the cold out there. one quick school delay. in garrett county, schools or a two-hour delay in western maryland because of the weather. >> it is cold out again today. you know, tony, i noticed that the ice on the sides of the road is still there. you got to be careful. >> our temperatures have barely gotten above freezing. yesterday, i think we made it to 34 degrees. i do think we'll get a tad warmer than yesterday but still in the 30s. we do have some snow flurries out there here and there this morning. here is a look at what is happening. u see the streamers coming through here. some snow showers coming across portions of the washington area, maryland, portions of northern virginia and into southern maryland as well. not expecting any significant accumulation. this is light sno
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Jan 6, 2010 11:00pm EST
of the washington redskins. today we heard from him for the very first time. but we're going to begin with gilbert arenas suspended indefinitely. it's the latest blow to the wizards star. the nba's decision coming after he brought guns to the verizon center. en appeared to joke about it with his teammates. fox 5's sports director dave feldman working both those stories tonight. >> when you're under investigation, there's a right way to act and then there's how gilbert arenas has handled this. today the commissioner suspended the star indefinitely saying arenas is until fit to play in the game and adding the punishment could get a lot worse. arenas admitted to bringing four guns to the verzon center last month and last night perhaps the last true. prior to a -- straw. prior to a game, he pretended his hands were guns a his teammates were laughing. today no one is laughing. he said while i intended no harm or disrespect to the nba or anyone else, my gun possession at verizon center and my attempts at humor showed terrible judgment. i take full responsibility for my conduct. arenas
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Jan 27, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington, d.c.? d way things look, no, it's not. we'll still have the snow in the forecast, no -- though, and i want you ton we're going to be on the northern edge of it. we have to caution you that at this stage in the game, they are a couple of days away and they're take it to the south and probably somewhere through virginia and even the southern virginia and we don't trust the trend at this point. tomorrow, i think, we'll feel confident enough a that this is going to be something producing more no to the south. the reason is because that torm track is uncertain. the storm is still in the southwestern united states. as it gets closer and we see a lot of consensus, we'll be ab to nail that down and we know the timing will be late on friday around 9:00 and later and that has been trending later and later. 9:00 p.m. the school kids aren't going to get a day off and that will last into saturday and there are certainly plenty of warnings across the country and some winter storm watches. so we know this is going to have a big effect including a blizzard in the middle part of the c
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Jan 15, 2010 6:00pm EST
. federal courthouse in d.c. would make washington an even bigger terror target than it is. >> keeping them in guantanamo, tried them there and you can shut it down or if you're committed to bridging them to the u.s. -- bringing them to the united states, try them on a military base and a very -- >> for its part, the justice department said no final decision has been made as to whether or not to hold any guantanamo detainee trial in the nation's capitol. that was a policy analysts say, such a trial despite the security concerns, could have benefits. >> the pers is dangerous. you don't try them unless you're sure you will win. >> reporter: michael o'handland said the obama administration which, is announcing the -- suspected 9/11 plotters in new york city, made it clear it wants to use the u.s. court system. >> we're trying to use the court system where we can to avoid the image of unlawful and definite detection. >> reporter: hambali, as he's known, is suspected to be the main link between al qaeda and the group to carry out the bali bombing, appearing in 2007 before a military tribuna
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Jan 5, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> metro working to keep riders satisfied. the agency is trying to improve the safety image with new s. one of those is raising eyebrows. posted on the blog unstuck d.c. metro, the poster shows a group of about 60 metro bus drivers and reads these are some of the metro bus operators who know whrait means to go farther. they have driven more than 1 million accident free miles. there aren't quite as many million milers if you want -- as they want you to think. it appears a number of the people are photo shopped into the ad multiple times. here is the same driver twice. another y appears three times. either metro hired a lot of twins, triplets or there is more than meets the eye here. we contacted are the for comment. so far, haven't heard back. >>> do a double take when we see some of these potential snow totals coming our way. >> in the mountains, four days of up sloped snow. my family in erie, they got 18 inches. my nephew totaled his car in a white out. he's okay. the cold will stick around. we may get snow before the end of the week, mayb
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Jan 17, 2010 11:00pm EST
there and understands that people are coming from all walks of life from the washington region trying to help. we'll get to that story? just a moment. let's continue with another story. maureen, why don't you pick that up? >>> a special service at the shine shrine of the sacred heart. main center held the mass in creole. people are waiting for word from their friends and family. their chaplain is alive in haiti and will return this week. >>> tents outside the haitian embassy could help save lives in haiti. shelter box is a humanitarian aid group. ten people can live in one of the tents for more than six months. the tents come in a box about the size of a storage bin and includes supplies like insulated sheets, mosquito nets, cooking stoves and utensils. they cost about $1,000 each. >> altogether i think we have over 200 boxes in haiti. i think a shipment would have arrived yesterday. some of them have already been put up. i think we have 2,000 committed to haiti and more on the way. >> reporter: the people stopped by the embassy to drop off supplies for its survival kit drive.
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Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
at the washington monument. it is chilly outside this morning but really, for this time of year, not bad. good morning. thanyou for waking up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. the latest now from haiti at this hour as the u.s. air fore has begun airdrops over a secure area. there were attorneys concerns this would draw uncontrollable crowd but the need is desperate and getting supplies to survivors industry the aroads is impossible in many places. >> medical crews say they are in need of serious supplies including anesthesia, sutures and saws. the death toll is estimated to be as high as 200,000. we'll have much more on this throughout the morning. >> let's get a check on the forecast here. we turn to tony once again. >> we've got cold conditions this morning but we'll have another mild day today. we'll take a look at the current conditions being report the out at reagan national airport. right now, our temperatures are in the 30s. some of you are in the 20s. at reagan national, it is 3 # degrees. relative humidity, 89%. those winds out of the north at thee mi
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Jan 14, 2010 7:09am EST
numbers you talked about. it's an epidemic in washington, d.c. with you we're not -- but we're not trying to hide it. we're going to move on and make improvements. >> and we want to get to a e- mail. and this is a nuisance type issue. and this neighbor in southeast continues to put her trash can in front of the neighbor's house and this woman has gotten a judgment, police have been out. dpw says there is nothing they can do. and it really speaks of a larger issue is she doesn't want to confront this person. what can one neighbor do legally to stop another neighbor's bad behavior? she want us to ask you that question? >> luckily this is an isolated case. we don't get many of these. it's tough for dpw, let alone mpd to mediate between neighbors. but i would say if the neighbor felt threatened in any way, either their own person or property, they should absolutely call the police department. i think they should call the police department and have an officer come out and at the very least, maybe some of our excellent officers can explain to both parties what it is to cross the line and
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Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
expect a reprieve. >>> the washington wizards hit the hardwood for the first time since a gun probe made headlines. we hear from one of the stars accused of packing heat in the locker room. >>> the burgundy and gold wind down what has been a tumultuous season in san diego. the soap opera far from over. we hear from some of the impending free agent. good morning. i'm melanie alnwick. 8:00 straight up on your sunday morning. wind advisory has been extended for the d.c. region. gwen tolbart is tracking the bitter blast. i thought we were gng to get past this wind. >> no, and it is arctic cold that's settling in with it. definitely bundle up. we have to talk about also the dangerous cold weather, because it is definitely a danger out there. you have to be so careful with hypothermia and that sort. we're going to show you the wind advisory in effect until 6:00 p.m. tonight. winds gusting anywhere from 45 to 50 miles per hour. and last night we did have winds within that range across the area. and it doesn't change today. you can see the entire region that is affected. now, currently wind
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Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
today. 51 will be an afternoon high in washington. 49 in warrenton. it will feel like early spring. >> thank you sounds great. >>> let's take a look at traffic this morning. there is a heads up from metro's red line. grosvenor strathmore station remains closed today. it won't reopen until tomorrow morning. metro will operate three shuttle buss to get riders around that work. today is a holiday and julie wright is taking a little bit of time off so let's check in with lauren demarco who is in this morning. >> good morning. things are looking pretty good right now in maryland as you head southbound on 95 and the bw parkway. no problems approaching the capital beltway. beltway itself smooth trip through college park, silver spring into bethesda. we did have a wreck earlier near old georgetown road. that has been moved out of the way. there is some construction southbound # 55 right near the play. that has the left lane blocked but not causing much of a delay for you. 95, smooth trip up from fredericksburg to springfield with hov lanes running north. smooth trip right now. all of your
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Jan 15, 2010 5:00am EST
gaithersburg. 30 in washington. manassas, it is as cold, 19 degrees there. 26 in baltimore. 25 in spread rickburg. frederick, maryland at 25 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the satellite- radar for the mid-atlantic region. we do have clouds moving through the reason on during the course of the day today. i don't think we'll see as much sunshine but still it won't be a completely cloudy day either. you see that boundary out to the west. there are a few spots of precipitation in kentucky. now, a look at your futurecast for today into sunday. again, a few clouds stream through today. no moisture. there is that precipitation associated with that frontal boundary and then by sunday morning, rain comes in. now, in some spots, if it is cold enough, this could start as freezing rain and sleet but we think that will be well to the north and west of the city. this is all showing up as rain on the futurecast. some of it fairly heavy rain so during the course of the day on sunday, i think it will be a farley drenching rain. by monday morning, we start to get the precipitation out of here alt
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Jan 4, 2010 5:00am EST
-- there are some school delays in western maryland and west virginia but not around the washington area. we'll see partly sunny skies for your bus stop forecast. really cold out there with the temperature in the low and mid- 20s. sunrise this morning is at 7:27. current temperatures around the region, yeah, read it and weep. we are still in the 20s. 23 at dulles. 22 in winchester. 4degrees in annapolis. 23 in baltimore and here in the district, we are at 24 degrees. another cold day although i think our high today will be a couple of degrees hietder than what we have seen -- higher than what wave seen recently. the current sustained winds, 13 miles per hour in washington. 16 at dulles. eight in baltimore. three in fredericksburg. that is giving us wind chills generally in the 10 to 15- degree range early this morning so a very cold start to the day. satellite-radar composite for the region, now, we said partly sunny skies this morning and we'll hold true to that. there are some clouds working their way in here but the bulk of the cloud cover will come in later today. out in extreme weer
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Jan 24, 2010 11:30pm EST
washington, d.c. seismologists say the 7.0 haiti quake was the result of 200 years of built up pressure since the region's last major tum letter. we're coming up on the 200-year mark of what was believed to be an 8.2 magnitude or greater quake good some people are fairly skeptical because they haven't felt a damaging earthquake in their lifetime. >> reporter: the truth of the matter is that earth qaibs can strike anywhere good in 1886 charleston, south carolina was just about wiped out by a earthquake. there is a little hazard up in new england and around new york. >> reporter: the rocky mountains around yellowstone national park are also seismically charged. more than 200 spall earthquakes have hit the region in just the past few days. what are folks supposed to do about that? wait. >> there's no way to predict the exact time, magnitude or location of an earthquake. >> reporter: and scientists add it's not a matter of if a quake will hit the u.s. but when and where and how prepared we'll be. in golden, colorado, fox news. >>> the unknown is certainly scary. >>> up next, super
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Jan 16, 2010 11:00pm EST
washington, president obama invited two former presidents to the white house to talk about raising money. this is the scene. president obama with former presidents george w. bush and bill clinton, the former presidents saying they will do their best to raise money for haiti, even after the news media reduces coverage. >> i know a lot of people want to send blankets or water, just send your cash. one of the things we will do is to make your sure money is spent wisely. >> it's still one of the most remarkable, unique places i have been. they can escape their history and build a bitter future if we do our part. >> after that video of them, the two presidents came together and filmed a public service announcement, asking everyone to donate to clintonbushhaitifund.org. live in the satellite center, matt ackland, fox 5 news. >> thank you. >>> the military's largest ship is on the way to haiti. on board, 560 medical personnel expected to arrive on thursday. the crews were told to prepare for a long deployment. >>> everywhere at 11, starting in southeast d.c., a woman died after the house
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Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
northwest washington but it is so cloudy out, it looks like it could be the springfield interchange. gwen tolbart is live in the weather center with a first look at weather. >> reporter: you know part of that problem is also fog that has devoped. we're going to continuing to see some of that as well. visibility reduced. the roads a little slick out there so do be careful. let's look at true view. this wide swath of precipitation has moved throughout the course of the day. we're not out of the clear yet. some of you getting a little bit of a break but as you see to the south we still have a lot more rain to move its way through. to the west a different story. let's look at our maps. we have a winter weather advisory in effect. that from midnight tonight until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. as those temperatures drop after midnight into the 20s. we're going to see snow or freezing drizzle through here. it includes allegheny, highland, pendleton and grant. a look at the holiday forecast coming up later. i'll have l the details. >>> a water main break shut down two streets in old town alexandria.
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Jan 23, 2010 6:00pm EST
straight months of double digit enemployment. democrats in washington have been focused on this government- takeover of health care that working families can't afford and don't want. >> started localing like a monstrosity to some voters. boehner was saying if there's a deal to be cut, democrats will cut it. while he was touring a sporting goods factory yesterday, some of the workers addressed him. >> i'll use this during the state of the union. absolutely. that's a serious looking helmet. i could knock heads with this. >> we'll get more of a preview of the state of the union address morrow when white house press secretary robert gibbs is a guest. fox news. >>> after nearly seven years of service, the u.s. marine corps is officially leaving iraq. they handed over the province to the army. as many as 20,000 marines were in iraq at the peak of the war. president obama has ordered all but 50,000 to leave the country by august 31 of this year. >>> vice president joe biden will -- in 2007 contractors opened fire on a group of iraqi civilians. the shooting followed an ambush on a convo
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Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
watch will kick in tomorrow night west of d.c. washington county down to front royal and win winchester on down t shenandoah. light rain develops by late in the day. most of the day just kind of cloudy. some sunshine in the morning. we actually get up to 40 degrees. so 8:00 in the morning, 34 degrees with sunshine. by noon mostly cloudy and 38. by 5:00 maybe some light rain possible. i think well south and west of d.c. it will be 38 degrees. talked about the winter storm watch that is in effect. this kicks in tomorrow night and goes till friday at 6:00. i want you to see it does not include much of the metro area and it is for a combination of freezing rain and snow. so some ice buildup and then maybe a little bit of snow on top of that. here's how things will go as we head on into the early morning hours. we'll likely at 6:00 a.m. still see that combination of snow and sleet out to our west. sleet with maybe a small accumulation changing to snow, even in the metro area. and all rain down to our south and east. a quick look at accumulations because i know so many people like
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Jan 29, 2010 11:00pm EST
. advisories for washington advis fairfax, for prince george's county and anne arundel. not to our norpt. maybe that gets changed tomorrow but the heavier totals will not be north. in this case it's all going to be south. in the purple colors, those are for winter store warnings. i think we'll see over six inches of snow in many of those areas. the big headline is tonight. it looks like it will be a little more snow for the d.c. area on the order of three to six inches in general, heaviest as you go on down to the south and again does not get going till mid-morning, wraps up tomorrow night. again the heavy bands will be to the south. still some time for this to change. most of the accumulation we get will be tomorrow afternoon. more details when i join you upstairs good see you in a bit. >>> you know the drill. road crews out in full force tonight making sure they pretreated all the dangerous spots. residents are packing the grocery stores trying to stock up on the basic necessities just in case. >> there's no way i'm going to be stuck in the house without all the snacks and food a
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Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
lay here to washington by next year wanted to be closer to key government customers. the defense contractor says it is looking for i new location in d.c., marland or virginia. it hes to identify one by spring. >>> e have chris can ther here with the fox business network this morning. we started off yesterday pretty well. finished the day at 156 points up. onthing really to deep an eye on is what happened with the s&p 500. >> yeah, you know, we had a big day yesterday. we talked yesterday about the january effect, people selling stocks for tax purposes at the end of the year in 2009, buying them again in 2010. they certainly did that yesterday as you mentioned. the dow up 156. the s&p also up a little over 1.5%. over the last 40 years, any time the s&p is up at least 1% on the first day of trading, we finish the year in positive territory 86% of the time. fwrantded, before a few other things that are added to the esituation that we haven't had in the previous years but at least history is on the bulls side as we start 2010. >> that would be great. okay. one other thing we'll be ke
FOX
Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
for washington for today looks like this, nice in fact. partly sunny skies and mild temperatures. 52 for a high today. that's going to feel oh, so od. and for tonight, not bad. 33 for the overnight low. those as cold as it has been. a few clouds over. five-day forecast, take a look at your weekend. if you're planning to have some out door activities, do them saturday. clouds build in late. sunday a raining day and drenching too. monday and tuesday we bounce back up into the mid 40s. that's a check of your weather. now let's check on traffic with julie wright. >> i was busy packing and now i have to do traffic. finally we can party with the heat on. do you remember that. >> yes. >> who was it? >> will smith. >> very good. i try to stump him. >>> for those leaving bethesda toward georgia avenue, this morning's commute was jammed up because of a car and bus accident at georgia but everything is cleared from old georgetown past connecticut avenue and toward silver spring. and again all lanes are open. outer loop typical slowdown from 95 to georgia. cheverly into northeast, the story is 3
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Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
but we will see some sunshine today and an improvement in our temperatures. right now in washington we're at 28 degrees. baltimore is at 24 degrees. dulles is 28. frederick is 28. and patuxent naval air station coming in at 27 degrees. so another cold start to the day. here is a look at your radar -- satellite radar and you see some clouds pushing in from the north but we'll feature some clouds during the early morning hours but then mostly sunny skies as the loud -- clouds will dissipate later on today. we look for improving temperatures today. winds calm, highs from upper 30s to around 40 degrees. we'll look for a high of 40 downtown. that's a look at the weather. now an update on this morning's rush hour traffic from julie wright. >>> we've been talking about water main break this is morning. one in prince george's county along landham where they have alternating traffic at 123 and over in silver spring for those traveling out of wheaton, it is inbound university boulevard between piney branch and carol avenue due to a water main break. this is said to impact your commute through
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Jan 8, 2010 9:00am EST
priority. in washington, doug luzader, fox 5 news. >>> the plan by the obama administration for widespread use of body scanners is ruffling feathers in europe. they are divided of the use of the scanners. they are announcing plans to install the scanning devices but spain, belgium and germany argue there is enough security already at european airports. the european uni says it may force them to use those scanning machines. >>> surveillance video shows a guard walking away from his post for an inknown reason and then a woman on the secure side of the rope motions for the man to sneak through. it turns out the couple wanted a few more moments together. it touched off a terminal shut down and delayed flights for hours and the man was never identified. >>> one local county is celebrang the lowest crime rate since president ford was in office. overall crime in prince georges county was down 12%, the lowest since ' 75. one of the biggest reductions was in the homicide rate, down 21% from 2008 and the homicide closure rate was up to 79%. dc police chief kathy lanier says investigators
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Jan 18, 2010 9:00am EST
northwest washington. temperatures in the mid-40s, highs in the low 50s so this will be one of our nice ones. >> and as soon as i go outside the sun will be out. >> you better believe it. 45 degrees at reagan national. temperatures are warming up. we have 30s -- well parts of the area were in the 30s today but a nice warmup. 46 in frederick, 48 in fredericksberg and 43 in leonardtown. east of washington, 42 in annapolis and 43 down here in leonardtown. good looking start. winds out of the knowledge and west at 10-15 miles per hour. it will feel cooler in the next couple of hours. you can see the clearing taking shape in the next hour or two. the early morning fog will be burning off. our storminess from yesterday brought us about two-thirds of an inch of rain is off to the north and east of us. and that area of low pressure will continue to drag the clouds with it. so out to the west, there is not a lot happening. high pressure building in. there should be quiet weather as we're not expecting our next weather of storminess into thursday and friday. partly cloudy and mild temperatures. 5
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Jan 6, 2010 9:00am EST
shanahan struck a deal with the washington redskins and now staffers and fans hope that will be a winning season. dave, what's the reaction been like from whatever players may be around? >> interestingly enough, there are enough players making their way into the park as we speak, some of the assistant coaches, too, filing in. from the guys we talked to yet and some of the guys we taed to this morning, they are pretty, sited, too. you as a fan were not excited about what happened here on the field. and now they have the guy they wanted all along. mike shanahan. if you don't know much about mike shanahan, here is what you need to know. he spent 14 years in denver, won two intoals. and the contract is 5 years, worth 35 million-dollar, tony perkins, as we say. and the final say goes to mike shanahan. he coaches with an iron fist and has already got the respect of the players. here are a couple of people. >> mr. snyder took a step in the right direction when he hired mr. allen and and coach shanahan. there is instant credibility. >> there is something behind the lines that these two wanted to
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Jan 27, 2010 9:00am EST
. and georgetown university is also very involved in what we do. even george washington is a legal partner. and a lot of arts institutions very important to the functioning, to the functioning of the school. now, and she also agreed that the ellington community would get to participate, which has to begin to happen soon in a renovation, a multimillion- dollar renovation that ellington is due to have in 2012. and that's in the master fast it's plan for the school system. and that was, that's been decided for years. >> wanted to also let you know that we were so saddened to report on the loss of your home and your beautiful art collection. >> thank you. >> how are you doing now? there's no way to get back the memories and the valuable art, the meaningful art that you had collected through the years. >> yes, it's difficult. i'm trying to put one foot in front of the other and get into the flow of things. but i am meeting, i had to take off this week because i have to work on something i'll tell you about in a minute. but i'm meeting virtually every day with insurance adjusters because
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Jan 26, 2010 5:00am EST
of the washington teacher's union, george parker, will both join us live. >>> barry manilow will join us live to talk about his new cd, the greatest love songs of all time. >>> women, don't let ifs, ands or buts say in the way of your dreams. an author will join us. fox 5 morning news is getting started. >>> good morning. we are starting this morning off on a tragic note in rockville where two etro utility workers have been killed. sarah simmons is following this story for us. she will join us live from rockville in just a few minutes. in terms of the temperatures this morning, i'd say a good 30 degrees warmer than they were at this time -- or cooler, colder than they were this time yesterday. >> it is definitely cooler out there. it was 06 yesterday. so dropped quite a bit. -- it was 60 yesterday. so dropped quite a bit. >> i tnk he is thinking it was 40 and 30-degree would have made it 70 degrees. >> yesterday, it was 6 # and at home, it was about 30. so that is about 30 degrees. >> no, it is 20 degrees. we'll work it out. right now, it is 40 degrees. take a look. it is current
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Jan 25, 2010 5:00am EST
. this is according to the "washington post." he has been the voice of mornings since 1993. he was on d.c. air for 33 years. there is a no compete clause that will keep simpson off the air for 13 months. >>> consultants changed radio forever and you know, really, they want all of us to sound the same, look the same and that is television and radio and donny simpson should do what he wants to do. >> a different day. >> absolutely. hopefully, he will land in a place where he can do what he wants. >> i saw him on saturday night and as of then, he had not decided when his last day would be. i don't know if the post knows. it could be friday. could be wednesday ctually. >> be curious to see where he lands. >> you are busy today. >> we've got a lot going on. let's jump right in. we've got rain. some of that rain is heavy. it is windy out. it is rather mild actually very comfortable temperature of 60 degrees. we've got rain showers across the region. pretty much everyone waking up to rain this morning. down to the south of la plata, you have a area of heavy rain. off to the west in wincheste
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Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. we'll hear from the former presidents and the other guests in a moment but first, the latest from haiti. authorities say at least 50,000 people have been killed and there are fears that death toll could more than double. reef agencies estimate one-third of the country, some 3 million people are in need of help and officials say there is no electricity and the water system collapsed. for more, we turn to steve harrigan in port-au-prince. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning, brit. each day we've seen some small steps forward on the ground in port-au-prince. two radio stations now operating. also, we've seen the international red cross on the ground in mobile units treating people, some feeding points open also. orderly distribution of rice. there are still a lot of people here with nothing. my definition of "nothing" has to change every day. every square inch of open territory is occupied by families, many in tent cities. people without tents just have plastic tarps over their heads. yesterday, we saw a family th
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